IF Brommapojkarna

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IF Brommapojkarna
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Full name Idrottsföreningen
Brommapojkarna
Nickname(s) BP
Founded 1942
Ground Grimsta IP,
Stockholm
Ground Capacity 8,000
Chairman Patrik Emanuelsson
Head coach Stefan Billborn
League Allsvenskan
2013 Allsvenskan, 13th
Home colours
Away colours

Idrottsföreningen Brommapojkarna, also called Bromma, BP or The Bromma Boys, is a Swedish football club located in the borough of Bromma, in the western parts of Stockholm municipality. Brommapojkarna is the largest football club in Europe in terms of the number of active teams of all ages - in 2007 there were 247 teams and 3,000 players. The women's team plays in Division 2 Östra Svealand, the third tier. There is also a floorball division.

The club is famous for its youth academy, which has produced numerous of top-quality Swedish player throughout the years. The club is affiliated to the Stockholms Fotbollförbund.[1]

History[edit]

The club was formed in 1942. They became affiliated with Manchester United after Bojan Djordjic was transferred to the Red Devils in 1999. However, this deal has since expired as Bromma believed it would weaken talks with other Premiership clubs. The club now has a similar affiliation with local rivals Manchester City, where former Bromma youth John Guidetti marks his trade.

The club was promoted to the Allsvenskan for the first time on 12 November 2006 after beating BK Häcken in the promotion-relegation play-offs. On 16 November 2008, the team reached Allsvenskan for the second time after a 1–1 draw against Ljungskile SK.[2] It guaranteed remain in Allsvenskan for 2010 season despite losing 3–0 to home match against IFK Göteborg on October 23, 2009. In 2010, Bromma came in last and were relegated to Superettan, where they played in 2011 and 2012. In 2012 they finished 2nd in Superettan and were promoted to Allsvenskan for the third time.

Current squad[edit]

As of 21 January 2014[3]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Sweden GK Davor Blazević
2 Sweden DF Pontus Segerström (captain)
3 Sweden DF Fredric Jonson
4 Sweden MF Mauricio Albornoz
5 Iceland DF Kristinn Jónsson (on loan from Breiðablik)
6 Sweden MF Jesper Karlström
7 Sweden MF Gabriel Petrović (vice captain)
8 Sweden MF Serge-Junior Martinsson Ngouali
9 Sweden FW Dardan Rexhepi
10 Sweden FW Gabriel Özkan
11 Sweden FW Filip Tronêt
12 Sweden FW Christian Kouakou
No. Position Player
13 Sweden DF Tim Björkström
14 Sweden FW Nicklas Bärkroth
15 Sweden DF Carl Starfelt
16 Sweden FW Pontus Åsbrink
17 Sweden MF Gustav Sandberg Magnusson
18 Sweden DF Jacob Une Larsson
19 Sweden FW Stefano Vecchia Holmquist
21 Sweden FW Andreas Eriksson
22 Sweden DF Martin Falkeborn
23 Sweden FW Victor Söderström
24 Sweden MF Seth Hellberg
30 Sweden GK Ivo Vazgeč

Current youth players with first-team experience[edit]

As of 22 June 2013[A]

Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Sweden GK William Eskelinen
No. Position Player
Sweden GK Teodor Norhagen

For season transfers, see transfers winter 2013–14.

Season to season[edit]

Season Level Division Section Position Movements
2003 Tier 2 Superettan 6th
2004 Tier 2 Superettan 10th
2005 Tier 2 Superettan 6th
2006 Tier 2 Superettan 3rd Promotion Playoff - Promoted
2007 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 14th Relegated
2008 Tier 2 Superettan 3rd Promotion Playoff - Promoted
2009 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 12th
2010 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 16th Relegated
2011 Tier 2 Superettan 6th
2012 Tier 2 Superettan 2nd Promoted
2013 Tier 1 Allsvenskan 13th

* League restructuring in 2006 resulted in a new division being created at Tier 3 and subsequent divisions dropping a level. [4]

Attendances[edit]

In recent seasons IF Brommapojkarna have had the following average attendances:

Season Average Attendance Division / Section Level
2003 825 Superettan Tier 2
2004 855 Superettan Tier 2
2005 1,242 Superettan Tier 2
2006 1,144 Superettan Tier 2
2007 4,571 Allsvenskan Tier 1
2008 949 Superettan Tier 2
2009 2,860 Allsvenskan Tier 1
2010 2,262 Allsvenskan Tier 1
2011 1,065 Superettan Tier 2
2012 1,239 Superettan Tier 2
2013 1,532 Allsvenskan Tier 1

* Attendances are provided in the Publikliga sections of the Svenska Fotbollförbundet website. [5]

Achievements[edit]

League[edit]

Managers[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

^ Current youth players who at least have sat on the bench in a competitive match.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar – Stockholms Fotbollförbund - Svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2011-01-13. 
  2. ^ "BP tillbaka i allsvenskan" 
  3. ^ "IF Brommapojkarna Herrar" (in Swedish). IF Brommapojkarna. Retrieved 6 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "GAIS - Lagfacta - Västra Frölunda IF". Retrieved 07.09.2010. 
  5. ^ "Kontaktuppgifter och tävlingar - Svenska Fotbollförbundet - svenskfotboll.se". Retrieved 2010-11-16. 

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